Mental health services to get £143m

The government is to invest £143m improving children's mental health services in England this year, BBC News learns.


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Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".


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Consultation on £95,000 pay-off cap

Ministers are to consult on plans to set a £95,000 cap on public sector pay-offs, first put forward in January.


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New Labour virus claims 'ridiculous'

Jack Straw says descriptions of New Labour as a virus are "ridiculous" and warns the party faces "oblivion" if it moves further to the left.


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'Progress' but no deal at TPP talks

Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".


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Lloyds Bank PPI bill tops £13bn

Lloyds Banking Group's claims bill for PPI tops £13bn as it sets aside a further £1.4bn to compensate customers.


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Pettersen leads at stormy Turnberry

Norway's Suzann Pettersen shoots a 69 at a stormy Turnberry to take a two-stroke lead in the Women's British Open.


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Leeds Rhinos 24-14 St Helens

Challenge Cup holders Leeds Rhinos beat St Helens to reach the final at Wembley for a fifth time in six years.


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The reluctant icon ready to make history

Laura Bassett says she is focused on making history with Notts County, not on overwriting any World Cup heartache.


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Familiar feel to Premiership season

Few surprises are expected in Scotland's top flight but intrigue can still be found lurking in its midst, writes Richard Wilson.


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No better feeling than this - Finn

England bowler Steven Finn says "there's no better feeling" after his eight wickets help beat Australia in the third Test.


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Russia 'considers gay emoji ban'

Russia may ban emojis depicting same-sex couples from social media if a state watchdog rules they infringe controversial "gay propaganda" laws.


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What we know about the Litvinenko case

Gordon Corera on what we have learned about the death of Alexander Litvinenko.


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It's one-way fight between Clinton and Bush - for now

It was billed by some as a preview of next year's general election showdown, but Hillary Clinton was the only candidate looking for a fight - and it wasn't really about Jeb.


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Does Merkel retain a stranglehold on power?

It has been a bruising few months for the German chancellor, but she is still popular with the public, says Jenny Hill.


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Calais 'sticking plaster', doctors' fury and Lady Bra-Bra

Among Saturday's headlines are the latest from Calais, medics' anger at Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and a possible peerage for a lingerie magnate.


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Ai Weiwei to get six-month UK visa

Home Secretary Theresa May orders officials to issue Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full six-month visa, reversing an earlier decision to restrict his entry.


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British Library given listed status

The British Library, the largest UK public building built in the 20th Century, gets protected status for "outstanding architectural and historic interest".


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Palestinian fury at child arson death

Palestinians react with outrage as an 18-month-old boy is killed in a West Bank arson attack blamed on Jewish settlers.


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Zimbabwe 'seeks lion Cecil's killer'

The US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe should be extradited to face charges, the country's environment minister says.


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